Sweden never filed any charges against Assange: Top UN Human Rights High Commission official

Christophe Peschoux, chief of section of protection and Human security at the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights speaks to the media during a press briefing at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. The United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost. The panel's recommendation was immediately rejected by Swedish and British officials who said Assange's legal situation is unchanged. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

Christophe Peschoux, chief of section of protection and Human security at the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights speaks to the media during a press briefing at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Feb.  5, 2016. The  United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost. The panel's recommendation was immediately rejected by Swedish and British officials who said Assange's legal situation is unchanged. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

The author is a journalist at the United Nations Office in Geneva

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